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US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal faces Daniil Medvedev in bid for 19th Grand Slam title

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 1:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

Rafael Nadal will move within one of Roger Federer's haul of 20 Grand Slam titles if he beats Daniil Medvedev in Sunday's US Open final.
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Hong Kong protesters appeal to Trump for help

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 10:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The protesters march near the US consulate general on the 14th straight weekend of demonstrations.
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Why is there a war in Afghanistan? The short, medium and long story

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 10:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Why is there a war in Afghanistan? America's longest war explained in 100, 300 and 800 words.
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Huge crowds attend Pope's Mass in Madagascar

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 10:50
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Many of the worshippers brave the cold and wind, spending nights outdoors ahead of his arrival.
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China exports fall in August as US trade war bites

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 11:11
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: August

The latest China trade data points to further signs of strain in the world's second largest economy.
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Typhoon Lingling: Powerful typhoon passes over North Korea

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 12:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea

State media report five people dead, several hundred houses damaged or destroyed, and flooding.
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Catherine McKenna: Canada environment minister given extra security

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 12:11
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's Catherine McKenna says she has been the target of increasing abuse and threats.
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Norway dogs die in mystery illness

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 14:14
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian authorities said up to 40 dogs had fallen ill with vomiting in at least 13 towns.
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Trump cancels secret US meeting with Afghan Taliban

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 14:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

The president was set to meet the militants at Camp David, a few days before the 9/11 anniversary.
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Storm Dorian: Widespread power cuts as winds batter Nova Scotia

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 14:23
related countries: Canada Canada

The diminished hurricane battered Nova Scotia with winds of 100mph, cutting power to 450,000 homes.
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Iranian tanker row: Oil 'sold' in defiance of US threats

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 15:05
related countries: Syria Syria, Iran Iran, United States United States

A tanker last spotted off Syria has sold its oil, Iran says - despite promises not to sail to Syria.
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Hollywood star's 'battle' to learn UK accent

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 15:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Beanie Feldstein worked in a shop in the city ahead of her role in How To Build A Girl.
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Afghan peace deal: Taliban says US has most to lose from cancelled talks

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 16:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

President Donald Trump called off secret peace talks at his Camp David retreat at the last minute.
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South African crowds walk out of anti-xenophobia speech

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 16:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

An attempt to quell this week's anti-foreigner violence is met with heckles followed by a mass walkout.
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Australian spring bushfires 'an omen' for summer season

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 18:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Experts say the fires raging across two states are unprecedented this early in spring.
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Typhoon Faxai: Storm makes landfall in Japan

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 21:43
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The storm has affected transport in the Tokyo region with over 100 flights cancelled.
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Letter from Africa: 'I gave up on catching the train in Ethiopia'

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 23:01
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, China China

Ethiopia is hugely proud of its new Chinese-built railway - but it is surprisingly difficult to buy a ticket.
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‘Age is just a number’ for senior cheerobics team

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 23:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A group of Korean women in their 70s have found new freedom in their older age in "cheerobics", a mixture of cheerleading and aerobics.
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Huawei heats up the battle for internet in Canada's north

Sunday 8th of September 2019, 23:10
related countries: Canada Canada

More than five million Canadians don't have high speed internet. Could Huawei have the answer?
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Sunday 8th of September 2019, 23:35
related countries: India India

It's a year since India made gay sex legal - we asked a member of the LGBT community what it's been like.
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